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ERIC Number: ED334924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Oct-29
Reference Count: N/A
Juneau Douglas High School Graduate Survey: A Study of the 1986-89 Graduates.
The report presents a detailed analysis of data from a survey of 436 graduates of Juneau Douglas High School (Alaska) from 1985-86 through 1988-89 (44% return rate). Findings included the following: 49.1% of graduates were female, 45.2% were male, and for 5.7% the information was not given; the largest ethnic group was Caucasian (73.2%) with the next largest Alaska Native (6.0%); 50% were currently attending postsecondary school on a full-time basis; 25.9% were in the work force and 5% were in the military; part-time work involved 12.6% of graduates and government agencies employed 9.4%; most graduates left the state to attend postsecondary schools, with 18.9% staying in Alaska; respondents had a high-school grade point average of 2.87; students rated their high-school preparation at 6.76 on a 10-point scale; and respondents had parents with a mean of 14 to 15 years of education. Data on graduates who had attended or were currently attending postsecondary institutions are also analyzed separately in more detail. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Alaska Natives, Employment Patterns, Enrollment Rate, Ethnic Groups, Followup Studies, Graduate Surveys, High School Graduates, High Schools, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Sex Differences, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska Staff Development Network, Juneau.; Alaska Univ.- Southeast, Juneau.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska